|Doc & Lena Selyanina - Cosmic Lullabies [mt018] - Doc & Lena Selyanina|
Cosmic Lullabies is the sixth album from the Finnish ambient producer Doc and the Russian pianist Lena Selyanina, cosmic and meditative in its style and spirit. The opening track Bell Meditation is a pure meditation song based on huge bell sounds that resonate and vibrate for extended periods of time. Gradually rising ethereal echoes from sacred eastern choral tradition mix with the bells to form a calm and majestic cosmic setting, perfect for deep relaxation and meditation...
Keywords: ambient, deep ambient, meditative, cosmic, space ambient
Downloads: 5,575 (1 review)
|Doc & Lena Selyanina - Echoes from an Engulfed Cathedral [mt011] - Musictrade|
This is the fourth album from the Finnish ambient producer Doc and the Russian pianist Lena Selyanina. Like their second album 'An Island of Joy (In a Sea of Electronic Dreams)' this one also gets its musical inspiration from the works of the French composer Claude Debussy, and the themes of water are again strongly present in the cinematic and impressionistic soundworlds of these long ambient tracks...
Keywords: ambient; meditative ambient; deep ambient; drone; Debussy; neoclassical; avantgarde
|VA - Sola Muusika 2005 Musictrade Showcase [mt001] - VA|
Ambient/electronica from Sola Muusika event in Tallinn, Estonia, February 25, 2005. Featuring Musictrade artists Doc (Finland), Unknown Forces (Scotland), Electroteque (Australia) and Solaris (Estonia). Musictrade release MT001, released June 11, 2005.
Keywords: Ambient; Electronic Music; dark ambient; Electronica
|KraftiM - FraxurY [mt020] - KraftiM|
FraxurY is KraftiM's third full album release on Musictrade. The entire album is built on wave material from the Swedish electronic musician and sound engineer Frags. The structural skeleton for the album comes from the holy Dutch hexagram of Earth, Man, Fire, Water, Air and Beer, and the scandinavian origin of the waves gave the impulse for the short track titles. Musically Fraxury is a story of how the mentioned six elements influence our daily perception...
Keywords: electronic; experimental electronica; ambient
|VA - Miscued Rat [mt024] - Musictrade|
Here comes a fresh Musictrade serving of tasty experimental electronic music from an international lineup of artists: KraftiM from Netherlands, Frags and Cvijaxo from Sweden, Ristikiehtova from Finland, Unknown Forces from Scotland and Softspace from England. Cvijaxo and Ristikiehtova make their Musictrade debut on this compilation with full length albums soon to follow from both.
Keywords: ambient; electronic; experimental; Musictrade
Downloads: 534 (1 review)
|VA - Dame Citrus [mt019] - Musictrade|
This is a compilation of finest Musictrade ambient from seven different artists, two of whom - Likantropika and TheOmen - make their debute on the label on this album. Frags's stylish Payday builds on a garage field recording from Australia (by Electroteque), creating a dark and mesmerizing atmosphere. Likantropika is a dedicated ambient artist from Andorra and his Musictrade debute Wish is a smooth piece of emotionally touching keyboard ambient...
Keywords: ambient; electronic; Musictrade
|Cvijaxo - Pagans [mt028] - Cvijaxo|
Cvijaxo is an electronic music artist from Malmö, Sweden. His debut album on Musictrade is a conceptual work focused on the theme of serpent and its role in our life, beliefs and knowledge. Besides their vocal work, Mary Cross (USA) and Ivan1984 (England) both made significant creative contributions to the album.
Keywords: electronic; experimental; ambient; paganism
Downloads: 394 (2 reviews)
|Doc & Lena Selyanina - Noble, Sentimental & Ambient Waltzes [mt008]|
Friends of dark meditative ambient are in for another treat with this new co-creation from the Finnish ambient producer Doc and the Russian pianist Lena Selyanina. This album was inspired by Maurice Ravel's waltzes for the piano, and Lena's soulful and introspective piano takes quite naturally a prominent role on this material. As on their earlier releases (MT002 & MT004), the fundamental soundworld and atmosphere is that of deep, beatless, meditative ambient...
Keywords: ambient; meditative; dark ambient; meditative ambient; psychological ambient; electronica; experimental electronica; neoclassical; avantgarde; cinematic; soundscape; ravel; piano; waltz; ambient waltz
Downloads: 10,780 (3 reviews)
|Doc & Lena Selyanina - Songs of Vastness (mt027)|
Songs of Vastness brings together four deep ambient tracks from between July 2009 and August 2010. Common to all these tracks is their peaceful, meditative style and a topic representing some specific aspect of nature's vastness. Steppe (from July 2009) tells an atmospheric story of the boundless plains of the steppes, reflecting Lenaâs personal memories from the time she lived in the Russian part of Kazakh Steppe as a young music teacher...
Keywords: ambient; deep ambient; meditative; relaxing; peaceful; electronic; Musictrade
|Doc feat. Lena Selyanina - Distant Transmissions - Ambient Reflections on Bach [mt002] - Doc|
Three electro-ambient reflections on J.S. Bach's music. The music on this album is deep, beatless ambient, ranging from dark to bright in tones. Its general atmosphere is relaxed, making it suitable background music for relaxation and meditation, while its delicate ambient structures and rich tonal layers lend themselves easily to deep listening, audio voyages and creative visualization. Musictrade release MT002, released July 26, 2005.
Keywords: classical experimental; Electronica; Dark Meditative; dark ambient; ambient
Downloads: 10,292 (1 review)
|Doc & Lena Selyanina - Nangilima [mt015] - Doc & Lena Selyanina|
On their already fifth artistic co-creation the Finnish ambient producer Doc and the Russian pianist Lena Selyanina make a musical dive into the magical world of childhood's joys, fears and fantasies, inspired by the musical magic of Dmitri Shostakovich's preludes for piano. These songs are deep, rich ambient adventures vibrating with life and intricate aural details. The mood is mostly relaxing and meditative, but there are passages of darkness and moments of heightened drama as well - like in ...
Keywords: ambient; deep ambient; electronic; meditative; neoclassical; childhood; fantasy; Shostakovich; piano
|Softspace - Experiments at the Edge of Time [mt007]|
Softspace, an electronica artist from England, debuted on Musictrade in November 2005 on the Requiems for a Submerged City compilation (MT005). This is his first full length release on the label, presenting his beautiful and rich synth soundscapes in the form of 11 new songs. Softspace has been playing synths for almost 3 decades. His early influences were artists like Wendy Carlos, Tangerine Dream, Kraftwerk; lately he has enjoyed ambient/electronica artists like Biosphere and Tetsu Inoue...
Keywords: electronica; experimental electronica; ambient; space ambient; minimal; synth electronica
Downloads: 19,306 (1 review)
|Softspace - Room With A View [mt012] - Musictrade|
Welcome again to the imaginative and intriquing soundworld of Softspace, the experimental electronica artist from Gravesend, England. This is the third full album from Softspace, and to give an idea of these audio journeys, imagine Paris in 1890's, looked through a reflection from a cracked mirror. Soft synths mixing into cyclic sound collages built from speech samples and other found sounds, with occasional rhythmic backgrounds, forming strange but beautiful impressionistic paintings of sound -...
Keywords: electronic, experimental electronica, ambient, found sounds, radiophony
|VA - Norberg 2005 Field Mixes [mt003] - VA|
Electro-ambient field mixes from Musictrade's field recording project focused around Norberg 2005 electronic music festival in Norberg, Sweden. Contributions from Musictrade artists Doc (Finland), Unknown Forces (Scotland), Electroteque (Australia), KraftiM (Netherlands) and Frags (Sweden). Musictrade release MT003, released August 30, 2005. From release notes: Several Musictrade members visited Norberg 2004 electronic music festival in 2004 in Sweden...
Keywords: Ambient; Experimental,Electronic; Field recording; Found Sounds
|Doc & Lena Selyanina - An Island of Joy (In a Sea of Electronic Dreams) [mt004]|
Three deep ambient meditations on Claude Debussy's 'water music'. This album is the second co-operation from Doc and Lena Selyanina. Where their first album Distant Transmissions - Ambient Reflections on Bach (MT002) was focusing around the idea of space - 'cosmic Bach' if you wish - this second album is characteristically a 'water album'. The theme of water is present at all levels: in the themes of the songs, in their tonal treatments and also in the sound material...
Keywords: Meditative; Ambient; Dark Meditative; Neoclassic; Meditative Electronic; avantgarde; dark ambient; impressionism; debussy; piano; water; water music
|VA - Ice Mustard [mt010] - Musictrade|
Musictrade opens year 2007 with this ambient compilation featuring a full house of Musictrade artists. As one would expect from Musictrade, there is a strong edge of experimental in this compilation, with elements of classical drone ambient combining to innovative use of field recordings and found sound material. Electroteque's [Australia] Collective Consciousness is, as the title suggests, a musical insight into various voices and ideas present in today's collective consciousness, bound togethe...
Keywords: ambient; musictrade; electronic; experimental electronic; field recordings; found sounds
|VA - Requiems for a Submerged City [mt005] - Musictrade|
An electronic tribute to the City of New Orleans and its people - to those who survived Katrina and to those who didn't. These are versatile, interesting and experimental electronic works including plenty of foundsound and field recording material related to New Orleans and its 2005 flood disaster. 01 - Doc - This Is It Doc opens his track and the album with an upbeat intro carrying some of the emotionally most charged moments from New Orleans Katrina/flood media reporting...
Keywords: Found Sounds; Field Recordings; Experimental,Electronic; Ambient; Electronica; Electronic; Experimental electronica
Downloads: 13,074 (3 reviews)